Re: Unable to load an ActiveX control

From: David Cross [MS] (
Date: 01/14/04

Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 05:34:26 -0800

activeX requires admin or power user privelege to install

David B. Cross [MS]
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"Arthur" <> wrote in message
> Hello,
> We have an application that runs in Terminal Services.  The users log in
> load the app and use it.  They view their reports via an ActiveX control
> viewer that we've customized.
> Their windows profile doesn't seem to allow them access to load the
> so they get the usuall "unsupported function..." message when the
> application tries to load it under their user profile.  If we make the
> all administrators, then it works fine.
> Any words of wisdom from the security experts out there?  Any settings or
> policies we should be looking at?  I'm not the security guy but one of the
> developers.  Our security folks can't seem to figure this one out and your
> help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks very much.
> We're running Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition with the latest service
> pack/fixes.
> Arthur